Catalan leid

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Catalan
català
Pronunciation [kətəˈɫa] (EC) ~ [kataˈɫa] (WC)
Spoken natively in Andorra, France, Italy, Spain
Region See
geographic distribution of Catalan
Ethnicity Catalan people
Native speakers 11.5 million  (2009)[1]
Leid faimlie
Early forms:
Old Catalan
  • Catalan
Staundart forms
Catalan (regulated by the IEC)
Valencian (regulated by the AVL)
Writin seestem Latin (Catalan alphabet)
Catalan Braille
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in

Latin Union


Banner o Andorrae Andorrae
Banner o Catalonie Catalonie
Banner o Balearic Islands Balearic Islands

Banner o Valencie Commonty Valencie Commonty
Recognised minority leid in

Banner o Fraunce Fraunce (non-offeecial leid
o the depairtment
o the Pyrénées-Orientales
an the ceety o Perpignan)

Banner o Italy Italy (offeecial leid o the comune
o Alghero in Sardinie)

Banner o Aragon Aragon (Spain)
Regulatit by Institut d'Estudis Catalans
Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 ca
ISO 639-2 cat
ISO 639-3 cat
Linguasphere 51-AAA-e
Global Catalan Countries.svg

Catalan Inglis pronunciation: /ˈkætəlæn/[3] (autonym: català [kətəˈɫa] or [kataˈɫa]) is a Romance leid, the naitional leid o Andorrae, an co-offeecial leid o the Spainyie autonomous communities o Balearic Islands, Valencia (unner the name Valencian) an Catalonie. It is spak in the sooth-wast neuk o Fraunce an aw. It is spak an unnerstuid bi as mony as 12 million fowk.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Catalan at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Some Iberian scholars may alternatively classify Catalan as Ibero-Romance/East Iberian.
  3. Laurie Bauer, 2007, The Linguistics Student’s Handbook, Edinburgh; also /kætəˈlæn/ or /ˈkætələn/[1]